BTSD Internal 21st Century News

The 11-19-15 Issue

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Google Apps News

Here are some Google Chrome Tips for this issue:
CTRL W - Closes the current tab you have open in Chrome
CTRL F - Opens up a search box where you can search for a keyword (works everywhere)
CTRL (Hold it as you click) - Opens up each link in a new tab
CTRL Tab - Jumps you from one tab to the next
CTRL Shift - Brings back closed tabs
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Creative 21st Century Scholar

The "Creative 21st Century Scholar" for this issue is: Melissa King

Melissa uses the website Kahoot! in her classroom. Kahoot! is a classroom response system which creates an engaging learning environment, through a game-based atmosphere. Kahoot! is an easy-to-use online activity which works on any device, making the classroom interactive, encouraging both educators and students to create thoughtful questions. If you want to learn more, watch the embedded video below or click on any of the additional links.
Here is where you sign up:
Here are some tutorials:

Kudos to Melissa King

(Each issue will feature

a new staff member or a new idea.)

Previous 21st Century Scholar's

November 2014: Joe Tyler

December 2014: Jessica Estep

January 2015: Danielle Beebe

February 2015: Jay Jones & Kevin Monaghan

March 2015: Cheryl Weldon

March (Special Edition) 2015: Myra Manus

September 2015: Katie Goslin

October 2015: Jackie Ballard & Gina Zimecki

November 2015: Melissa King

Do you know someone or feel you are a worthy candidate for the "Creative 21st Century Scholar" recognition? Please send an email out to any of the Google Clusters along with a brief description of your impressive initiative.

Kahoot! Gamify Your Class
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21st Century Learning News

Need a clever way to pick a name in your class? Give this site a SPIN.
You can create & customize your own by clicking edit/save.
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Do you have other questions?

Please feel free to reach out to any of us.

BBY: Reshma George - Mathew

FWS: Shawn Fitzpatrick

BTMS: Dianna DeFiore

BTHS: Sheri Einhorn

District: Kirt Thomason

Don't forget to check out the BTSD Internal 21st Century Learning website for all this and more archived information.